Social Sciences Podcasts
The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the dark side of humanity and human nature. Our stories delve into the worst of the worst and include murder, rape, dismemberment and cannibalism. No crime is too brutal and no victim is too pure. The worst...
This podcast is a collection of interviews & lectures, some of which are recorded specifically for this podcast, and some that are from his university courses, public lectures, documentary interviews, and YouTube videos from his channel: Jordan Peterson Videos...
Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Mark Zuckerberg intends to govern Facebook? What Barack Obama regrets in Obamacare? The dangers Yuval Harari sees in our future? What Michael Pollan...
The heart of a man is darkness...No person, place or culture is immune to extreme violence. The worst of the worst cases have occurred all over the world.  Be prepared to take a journey, a tour of the world, where the most horrible atrocities have occurred.  Murder, rape, incest,...
The Vanished is a true crime podcast that explores the stories of those who have gone missing. Join host, Marissa Jones, as she explores each case often interviewing the loved ones who are still searching for answers.
Interviews with people who love numbers and mathematics. Hosted by Brady Haran, maker of the Numberphile series on YouTube.
A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. After sixteen years in prison, the indomitable Dolores Roach returns to a New York City neighborhood that has changed drastically in her absence. Her boyfriend missing, her family long gone,...
Erica Kelley is a native Tennessean exploring historical and contemporary true crime in the South. Southern charm is attempted but southern sass is bountiful. Join her as she shows you just how southern fried the justice system can be in the Deep South.
UnF*ck Your Brain is the podcast for high-achieving feminist women who struggle with anxiety, self-doubt, and imposter syndrome. If you know you’ve accomplished a lot professionally but still secretly feel like you’re unqualified….if you want to feel confident but you worry about what everyone...
Flash Forward is a show about possible (and not so possible) future scenarios. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a fecal transplant black market? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re...
A raw look at the combat and homecoming experience from American veterans who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. “This Is War” chronicles the trials of combat vets both abroad and at home. 
Dallas based comedians and friends, Christie Wallace and Heather McKinney, focus on a different true crime, cult, or creepy topic in this well researched and humorous weekly podcast.
THE podcast for the true crime addict. True crime stories are told chapter by chapter - kidnappings, murders, mysterious disappearances, serial killers, celebrity crime and more.
Hi, I’m Case Kenny (@case.kenny on Instagram) and I firmly believe that the world belongs to those with perspective. Perspective doesn’t come from the latest curated headline online, or the latest self help guru. It comes from weirdos. Nerds. Misfits. Odd balls. Eccentric, future CEOs....
Secret documents, psychological warfare, whistleblowers, media manipulation, this is a story that has it all. Join us as we uncover the mechanics of the longest-running and most elaborate propaganda campaign of the century—the creation and spread of climate change denial—and why it's been so...
كل يوم أحد. ضيف معي أنا عبدالرحمن أبومالح. في بودكاست فنجان، سنأخذ من كل مذاق رشفة. لا معايير، ولا مواضيع محددة، لكن الأكيد، هنا كثير من المتعة والفائدة.
Introducing the lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow. Every Tuesday, join Hank Green, Ceri Riley, Stefan Chin, and Sam Schulz as they try to one-up and amaze each other with weird and funny scientific research... while not getting distracted....
My name is John David Booter. I am not a podcaster. In fact, I've never made a podcast. I am an award winning documentary filmmaker from Davistown, Pennsylvania who has never made a film. Done Disappeared is an investigative podcast made entirely by me, John David Booter and hosted by me, John...
You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology that celebrates science and self delusion. In each episode, we explore what we've learned so far about reasoning, biases, judgments, and decision-making.
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in....
The podcast about mischief, mayhem, mystery and the macabre in and around the city of brotherly love
Learn research-tested strategies for a happier, more meaningful life, drawing on the science of compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and awe. Hosted by award-winning professor Dacher Keltner. Co-produced by PRI and UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.
Blog and Podcast specializing in offbeat news
Menneskehjernen er fantastisk. Menneskehjernen er noget rod. På én og samme tid er den vores allerstørste ressource - og mest fundamentale problem. Den gamle menneskehjerne udfordres grundigt i det moderne (arbejds)liv, og for flere og flere mennesker bliver dét at få en helt almindelig hverdag...
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty...
Get smarter in just a few minutes every day. With a timely blend of cultural trends, life hacks, and developments in science and technology, you'll learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest...
Enlightening & Entertaining discussions about all things Paranormal with world renowned researchers and experiencers, challenging everything we think we know about Ghosts, Ghouls, Angels, Demons, Aliens, Monster Encounters, Mysteries and Miracles.
Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy,...
Join Air Force Fighter Pilot Justin Lee as he interviews world-class performers. From elite Navy SEALs to Ivy League Doctors, he talks with the top people in their field on what makes them successful. Justin Lee is a graduate of the Air Force Academy. He spent the majority of his career as...
We see lots of movies and TV shows where hackers can infiltrate our lives with just a few keystrokes. But is it real? We’re here to find out. Malicious cat photos, sketchy Wi-Fi networks, rogue rentals, all-knowing webcams - those are just a few topics tackled in Hackable?, where we let our...
Subscribe on Apple Podcasts now to enjoy new editions released bi-weekly! Join K-Town as she takes a serious approach to some of the most intriguing conversations with experts around the world. You'll hear subjects on everything from real hauntings, aliens encounters, the unexplained, strange...
We tell the stories of haunted places, ghost encounters, cryptid encounters, the paranormal, preternatural, and every oddity imaginable. And we have a few laughs while we're at it! Join your hosts Adam & Matt in their discussions of these topics and email them your thoughts at...
Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.
Our Podcast is comprised of 2 Firefighters from New York (Kev & Sully), and a Law Enforcement Analyst from California (Crystal). They originally created the podcast for First Responders and combatting the effects of PTSD through comedy and entertainment. We like to think of the show as...
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with...
A high energy and charismatic speaker, Amazon #1 Best Selling author, and self-titled comedian, Larry Roberts is the owner of Readily Random Media and host of the Readily Random Podcast. The show features a RANDOM selection of interesting and insightful interviews with Motivators,...
The #1 Evidence Based Growth Podcast on the Internet. The Science of Success is about the search for evidence based personal growth. It's about exploring ways to improve your decision-making, understand your mind and how psychology rules the world around you, and learn from experts and thought...
THINK BIGGER, THINK BETTER presents the 21st century’s leading scientists, philosophers, public intellectuals, and business and political leaders as they discuss the most important issues of today. Join your host Paul Gibbons and his guests as they explore themes such as: progress and...
Bestselling author Michael Covel is the host of Trend Following Radio with 7+ million listens. Investments, economics, decision-making, human behavior & entrepreneurship--all passionately explored. Guests include Nobel Prize winners Robert Aumann, Angus Deaton, Daniel Kahneman, Harry...
The Tactical Businessman is a podcast committed to one thing: Empowering people to find the answers they already know exist. Gerritt Bake is a retired SWAT officer and former undercover detective ready to equip you with the tools, tactics, and techniques needed to achieve success in every facet...
Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture. Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest...
Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror movies, Rock n Roll and the occult, unsolved mysteries and creepy true crime. Serious enough for the...
UnEqual is a podcaast with a job: We are here to inform you and challenge you, but most of all make you think. We examine issues in our world that alienate and marginalize. We are about building up community by tearing down the walls that some would build. Join us as we learn and share,...
The Psych Central Show is a weekly podcast that features experts in the fields of mental health, mental illness, and/or psychology. Hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales keep the conversations down-to-earth and entertaining. Top 5 Episodes: 1. What’s It Like to Live with Schizophrenia? 2....
Need advice from some super smart women about your career, love life, or maybe what to do with all that rage you're feeling? Comedy writer Ashley Nicole Black (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) brings her popular DAME advice column, "Sip On This," to life, pulling in amazing guest co-hosts like...
The MindSide is the performance perspective of Dr. Bhrett McCabe. Throughout the podcast, topics will be explored and discussed related to nutrition, performance and sports psychology, and personal excellence.
What makes you … you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and SAPIENS.org Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe to help us uncover what makes us human. Subscribe now to learn more. The SAPIENS podcast is...
Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and...
We're half advice show, half survival guide. We answer all your questions, from how to find a date, to how to find water in the desert.
NOUS tackles the deepest questions about the mind, through conversations with leading thinkers working in philosophy, neuroscience, psychiatry and beyond. Each episode features an in-depth conversation focussing on one big idea. How does the brain produce consciousness? Are mental illnesses...